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Python 5 Air to Air Missile

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently test fired a series of missile trials. It included the Derby missiles and the Python missiles. The missiles were test fired in Goa and achieved 100% hits. With this the DRDO announced that the Python 5 Air to Air Missile has been successfully added to the Light Combat ..

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DRDO to partner with Private Sector in Missile Production

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently allowed the private sector firms to develop and produce missile systems. Also, they can make partnership with DRDO in Missile production. This is being done under the Development cum Production Partner Programme. The organization has already received bids for the Vertically-launched Short range Surface to Air Missile System. ..

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DRDO Landing Gear System for UAV

The Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment operating under DRDO recently developed the Retractable Landing Gear System for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, TAPAS. These landing gear systems are to be used by the Indian Navy. What are Retractable Landing Gear System? The Retractable Landing Gear System consists of a hydrogas shock strut integrated with wheel and ..

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Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM)

The Medium Range Surface to Air Missile, MRSAM was recently tested from a defence facility in Odisha. It was jointly developed by the Defence Research development Organisation and the Israel Aerospace Industries. About MRSAM MRSAM is a one command control system that tracks missiles, radar and mobile launcher systems. It is capable to transport and ..

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Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System

The user trials of indigenously built Advanced Towed Artillery Gun system (ATAGS) is to be resumed by December 2020. The trials of ATAGS were paused in September 2020 as the gun suffered a barrel burst. After the barrel burst, a committee was set up with Indian Army representatives, DRDO scientists and Ordnance Factory Board officials ..

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